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*REGISTERED NURSE, RURAL/REMOTE NURSING INCENTIVE - MED/ER (FULL TIME)
Location:Fort St. James
Facility:STUART LAKE HOSPITAL
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Competition #:05505416
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:STUART LAKE HOSPITAL
Department:STH COMBINED MED/SURG
Reports To:SITE MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$36.23 - $47.58
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

Quit searching for work-life balance… get paid $10,000 to find it! For a limited time, nurses who relocate to some of B.C.’s most beautiful rural and remote communities will receive a bonus $10,000 through the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive program. The combination of shorter commutes, affordability, and breathtaking scenery in your new location means you will have time to explore the outdoors, master a new recipe, or simply catch up on your favourite show. Plus, take your career to the next level with $2,000 per year (for 4 years) to put toward professional development. Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive financial details Year 1 $10,000 in hand* Year 2 $2,000 toward professional development* Year 3 $2,000 toward professional development* Year 4 $2,000 toward professional development Year 5 $2,000 toward professional development * three-year return of service required

What else do you receive with the Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive Position?
• Guaranteed ongoing full time employment within Northern Health.
• Relocation support may be available What else do I need to know?
• The Rural/Remote Nursing Incentive position is dependent on a three-year return of service
• Should a recipient of the Northern Remote incentive voluntarily leave NH during the three-year return of service agreement, they will be required to refund a portion of the incentive at a prorated rate (calculated on the basis of 1/36th of the total allowance for each month of the three-year return of service not yet served)

This opportunity is available to external hires to Northern Health and internal casuals who have not had regular status in the past year and would need to relocate outside of their current work location/community to take advantage of this opportunity.

For more information, contact Recruitment at: NHJobs@northernhealth.ca

Under the direction of the Site Manager is responsible for the nursing care of assigned patients.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Days, Nights - 07:00 to 19:00, 19:00 to 07:00

Stuart Lake Hospital is a six acute care bed facility with six additional long-term care beds. The Hospital serves the community of Fort St James as well as the First Nation’s Communities of Takla, Yekooche, Nak’azdli, and Tl’azt’en (Binche and Tachie). The hospital has 24/7 emergency, diagnostic, laboratory, palliative care and a pharmacy. It offers full and part time physicians as well as visiting specialists.

Fort St. James is located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake. The population of the Fort St. James area is 4,500 (2021) including the rural areas and First Nations. Enjoy an active, energetic, diverse community that offers plentiful indoor and outdoor recreational activities. Check out Fort St. James for more information on this unique rural community.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government
 
Qualifications

• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Current CPR Level C.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to physically perform the duties of the job, and has the ability to organize the work.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
• Able to operate related equipment.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT